Global Eco – Circular Economy, Eco-Innovations, Sustainability

Global Eco is an international LEADER cooperation project funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development.  

The project partners form a transnational network of information exchange. The main objective is to boost green economy and sustainable business in rural areas. In regional perspective, the project promotes Northern Satakunta as a bioregion that sets forth eco-innovations, self-sufficiency and green approaches, like local energy from renewable sources, local food and material circulation.

LAG Aktiivinen Pohjois-Satakunta ry coordinates the cooperation with the international partners:

MTÜ Lääne-Harju Koostöökogu (Western Harju Partnership), Estonia

LAG Aizkraukles rajona partnerība, Latvia

LAG AD ELO - Associação de Desenvolvimento Local da Bairrada e Mondego, Portugal

GAL Valle Umbra e Monti Sibillini, Italy

LAG Campidano, Italy

During the project, each partner will organize study trips in their own region.

6 - 7 Feb 2019 EIP-AGRI workshop in Lithuania

Project Global Eco was presented as an innovative project in boosting farmers and foresters towards bioeconomy in the EIP-AGRI Workshop: Opportunities for farm diversification in the circular bioeconomy held in Lithuania on 6 - 7 February 2019. The main aim of the workshop was to look at the various business models farmers and foresters could potentially adopt to take advantage of the circular economy markets.

80 specialist of rural development from 16 EU countries participated in the event. The workshop was organised by the European Commission Directorate General for Agriculture and Rural Development and the EIP-AGRI Service Point, and hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Lithuania.


BOOKLET of innovative projects presented at the workshop

CATALOGUE of 200 innovative projects presented at EIP-AGRI events in 2016 - 2019

22 Jan 2019 Biogas on farms - workshop Kankaanpää


Profitability and various types of farm-size biogas plants: Mr. Markku Riihimäki - Specialist in bioenergy investments
Experiences in farm-size biogas production: Mr. Hannu Koivunen - Farmer and biogas producer


18 - 19 September 2018 Study trip and workshop in Northern Satakunta region



AD ELO Portugal

Biodynimic Farm in Spello Italy

Biogas and Nutrient Recycling Prizztech Finland

Circular Economy in Waste Management VUS Italy

City of Kankaanpää Finland

City Challenge "Biowaste management" Estonia

Cleantech ForEst Estonia

Global Eco Project Prizztech Finland

Growth by Recycling Honkajoki Finland

Hatu Yoga Manor Estonia

KB Auto Estonia

Lauhanvuori Region Geopark Finland

Nordic Herbs Finland

Peetri Toll Estonia

Valle Umbra e Sibillini Italy

Western-Harju Partnership Estonia


Honkajoki Circular Economy Model

Konto Karvia

Korsuretket Jämijärvi Finland

Municipality of Siikainen

Purolomat Merikarvia Finland

Ravintorengas Siikainen

Veneskoski Finland

Wood Chip Plants Pomarkku



Tuula Raukola

Specialist, circular economy

Tel. +358 44 710 5394